Open source virtualization
- December 16, 2011
Red Hat says the new oVirt project to develop its RHEV-M will result in sophisticated open source virtualization management tools, but so far it’s being met with a lukewarm response.
- November 08, 2011
VMware’s Java application performance management software is now available for purchase, and other virtualization news in brief.
- October 11, 2011
Respondents in our 2011 Virtualization Decisions survey gave Citrix XenServer and Red Hat KVM a new look.
- October 07, 2011
FlashSoft now supports automated caching for Linux workloads in virtual machines; NetEx supports Hyper-V; Red Hat launches oVirt; Veeam signs on cloud service provider partners.
- September 23, 2011
The OVA has grown to more than 200 members, NASA adopts Vblock, VMware Labs presents a new fling called VPT, and more news in brief.
- July 06, 2011
Users aren’t sold that the Open Virtualization Alliance can promote KVM over VMware, the "safe” virtualization choice.
- June 07, 2011
The mainline Linux kernel now supports Xen, but the KVM horse has left the barn, say experts.
- May 09, 2011
A year after Red Hat declared sole allegiance to KVM, many shops still face logistical hurdles to putting the Kernel-based Virtual Machine hypervisor into production.
- May 06, 2011
Red Hat will shift its Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization management server from Windows to Java and Linux. Attendees at the Red Hat Summit say the change can’t come fast enough.
- April 15, 2011
An IBM distinguished engineer says there are major misconceptions about whether KVM is a Type 1 or Type 2 hypervisor. IT pros, meanwhile, worry about support and compatibility.
- September 17, 2010
Enterprise users say the reported VMware-Novell deal wouldn't be a total shock as VMware tries to round out its data center stack.
- September 16, 2010
A new Red Hat utility could solve long-standing problems with live migration of virtual machines and even enable the move to public clouds. But users remain cautious.
- August 20, 2010
Recent reports indicate that Red Hat had bought virtualization management IP from Fortisphere. But with or without acquisitions, users say that Red Hat needs to step up its management game.
- July 08, 2010
More cloud service providers are considering ditching Xen in favor of KVM, but the complicated Xen-to-KVM migration process has many in wait-and-see mode.
- June 25, 2010
Support for KVM server virtualization has grown, but users who make the move from KVM to Xen face a potentially complex migration process and political minefields in the data center.